The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 10 6
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 592 760 823
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 18.13% 18.89% 21.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 58.56% 57.97% 56.88%
Number of salaries quoted 539 694 779
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,700 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
SQL Server
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1011 1311 1447
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 30.96% 32.59% 38.37%
Number of salaries quoted 869 1147 1306
Average salary £42,500 £37,608 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.00% +0.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Manchester region.

SQL Server Salary Trend in Manchester

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Manchester

SQL Server
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport -1 45 £38,500 +18.46% 8
Cheadle +15 24 £47,500 - 4
Bury +5 18 £40,500 +3.84% 7
Altrincham +1 15 £42,500 +25.92% 8
Bolton +3 14 £35,500 -11.25% 3
Rochdale +6 11 £45,000 -8.16%
Salford +5 9 £20,000 -38.46%
Oldham -3 5 £32,500 +44.44%
Wigan -5 4 £35,000 +7.69% 6
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server.

1 681 (51.67%) .NET
2 667 (50.61%) SQL
3 660 (50.08%) C#
4 492 (37.33%) ASP.NET
5 465 (35.28%) Microsoft
5 465 (35.28%) Agile Software Development
6 425 (32.25%) MVC
7 370 (28.07%) Windows
8 327 (24.81%) HTML
9 310 (23.52%) JavaScript
10 305 (23.14%) SQL Server 2008
11 302 (22.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 279 (21.17%) TDD
13 271 (20.56%) T-SQL
14 268 (20.33%) CSS
15 266 (20.18%) ASP.NET MVC
16 251 (19.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 232 (17.60%) WCF
18 214 (16.24%) Finance
19 212 (16.08%) jQuery
20 189 (14.34%) MS Excel
21 187 (14.19%) .NET Framework
22 178 (13.51%) Web Services
23 169 (12.82%) SQL Server 2012
24 162 (12.29%) Business Intelligence
25 156 (11.84%) LINQ
26 152 (11.53%) SQL Server 2014
27 149 (11.31%) XML
28 144 (10.93%) ASP.NET MVC 5
29 141 (10.70%) OO

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 102 (7.74%) Node.js
2 70 (5.31%) SharePoint
3 59 (4.48%) IIS
4 52 (3.95%) CMS
5 48 (3.64%) MS Exchange
6 29 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2010
7 28 (2.12%) Umbraco
8 20 (1.52%) WebSphere
9 19 (1.44%) SharePoint 2013
9 19 (1.44%) WebLogic
10 14 (1.06%) ColdFusion
10 14 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
11 13 (0.99%) Tomcat
12 12 (0.91%) Skype for Business
13 10 (0.76%) Kentico
13 10 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
14 9 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
14 9 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 9 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
14 9 (0.68%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 189 (14.34%) MS Excel
2 57 (4.32%) MS Office
3 11 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.61%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.15%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.076%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 29 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (1.21%) Dynamics AX
3 15 (1.14%) Visualfiles
4 14 (1.06%) Dynamics NAV
5 9 (0.68%) SAP Business One
6 7 (0.53%) Infor SunSystems
7 6 (0.46%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 5 (0.38%) Dynamics GP
9 4 (0.30%) SDL Web 8
10 2 (0.15%) Line 500
10 2 (0.15%) Markit EDM
10 2 (0.15%) MFGPRO
10 2 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 2 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
11 1 (0.076%) assyst
11 1 (0.076%) JDE EnterpriseOne
11 1 (0.076%) Magento
11 1 (0.076%) Oracle CRM
11 1 (0.076%) Sage 200
11 1 (0.076%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 136 (10.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 48 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
4 20 (1.52%) Office 365
5 15 (1.14%) IBM PureFlex
6 12 (0.91%) SaaS
7 5 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.38%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (0.23%) Amazon EMR
8 3 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.23%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.15%) CloudFront
9 2 (0.15%) IaaS
10 1 (0.076%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (0.076%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.076%) GitHub
10 1 (0.076%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 65 (4.93%) Internet
2 54 (4.10%) SAN
3 43 (3.26%) Firewall
4 37 (2.81%) LAN
5 33 (2.50%) VPN
5 33 (2.50%) WAN
6 29 (2.20%) HTTP
7 27 (2.05%) DNS
8 18 (1.37%) DHCP
8 18 (1.37%) TCP/IP
9 16 (1.21%) VLAN
10 9 (0.68%) Remote Desktop
10 9 (0.68%) SNMP
11 8 (0.61%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (0.61%) FTP
11 8 (0.61%) Intranet
12 7 (0.53%) HTTPS
12 7 (0.53%) Network Security
13 5 (0.38%) VoIP
14 4 (0.30%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 305 (23.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 302 (22.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 251 (19.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 169 (12.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 152 (11.53%) SQL Server 2014
6 132 (10.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 84 (6.37%) SQL Server 2005
8 81 (6.15%) Data Warehouse
9 73 (5.54%) NoSQL
10 67 (5.08%) Relational Database
11 59 (4.48%) SQL Server 2000
12 49 (3.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 45 (3.41%) OLAP
14 37 (2.81%) MySQL
15 33 (2.50%) RDBMS
16 31 (2.35%) OLTP
17 25 (1.90%) Oracle Database
18 22 (1.67%) Azure SQL Database
19 20 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
19 20 (1.52%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 128 (9.71%) Visual Studio
2 101 (7.66%) NUnit
3 100 (7.59%) Team Foundation Server
4 98 (7.44%) Git (software)
5 45 (3.41%) Subversion
6 34 (2.58%) Moq
7 32 (2.43%) Selenium
8 29 (2.20%) MSTest
9 28 (2.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 27 (2.05%) JUnit
11 25 (1.90%) Rhino Mocks
12 23 (1.75%) Maven
13 20 (1.52%) Jenkins
13 20 (1.52%) SpecFlow
14 17 (1.29%) Cucumber
15 14 (1.06%) JIRA
16 12 (0.91%) WebDriver
17 11 (0.83%) Mercurial
17 11 (0.83%) Oracle Forms
18 8 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 214 (16.24%) Finance
2 50 (3.79%) Games
3 44 (3.34%) Retail
4 37 (2.81%) Marketing
5 34 (2.58%) Legal
6 30 (2.28%) Advertising
7 28 (2.12%) Law
8 27 (2.05%) Back Office
9 12 (0.91%) Manufacturing
10 11 (0.83%) Telecoms
11 7 (0.53%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.46%) Banking
12 6 (0.46%) Local Government
13 2 (0.15%) Electronics
14 1 (0.076%) Automotive
14 1 (0.076%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 729 (55.31%) Developer
2 404 (30.65%) .NET Developer
3 266 (20.18%) C# Developer
4 199 (15.10%) C# .NET Developer
5 178 (13.51%) ASP.NET Developer
6 157 (11.91%) DBA
7 156 (11.84%) SQL DBA
8 149 (11.31%) SQL Developer
9 131 (9.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 105 (7.97%) Senior Developer
11 99 (7.51%) Software Developer
12 85 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 83 (6.30%) SQL Server DBA
14 80 (6.07%) C# Software Developer
15 73 (5.54%) Analyst
15 73 (5.54%) Web Developer
16 58 (4.40%) .NET Software Developer
17 57 (4.32%) SQL Server Developer
18 54 (4.10%) Senior .NET Developer
19 52 (3.95%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 681 (51.67%) .NET
2 492 (37.33%) ASP.NET
3 327 (24.81%) HTML
4 268 (20.33%) CSS
5 266 (20.18%) ASP.NET MVC
6 232 (17.60%) WCF
7 212 (16.08%) jQuery
8 187 (14.19%) .NET Framework
9 178 (13.51%) Web Services
10 156 (11.84%) LINQ
11 149 (11.31%) XML
12 144 (10.93%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 135 (10.24%) Entity Framework
14 111 (8.42%) Ajax
15 107 (8.12%) AngularJS
16 103 (7.81%) WPF
17 101 (7.66%) HTML5
18 79 (5.99%) ASP.NET Web API
19 74 (5.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 71 (5.39%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 110 (8.35%) Analytical Skills
2 86 (6.53%) Replication
3 64 (4.86%) Enterprise Software
4 50 (3.79%) Mobile App
5 40 (3.03%) Clustering
5 40 (3.03%) Data Centre
6 36 (2.73%) iPhone
7 35 (2.66%) User Experience
8 34 (2.58%) Computer Science
9 29 (2.20%) N-Tier
10 23 (1.75%) FlexPod
11 22 (1.67%) Statistics
12 19 (1.44%) Inversion of Control
13 17 (1.29%) Fintech
13 17 (1.29%) Management Information System
13 17 (1.29%) Streaming Music
14 16 (1.21%) Visualisation
15 15 (1.14%) Client/Server
15 15 (1.14%) VCE vBlock
16 14 (1.06%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 370 (28.07%) Windows
2 106 (8.04%) Windows Server
3 63 (4.78%) Android
3 63 (4.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 59 (4.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 48 (3.64%) Linux
6 43 (3.26%) Windows 10
7 39 (2.96%) Windows Server 2003
8 38 (2.88%) Windows 7
9 30 (2.28%) Mac OS X
9 30 (2.28%) Windows 8
10 22 (1.67%) AIX
10 22 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 21 (1.59%) Apple iOS
12 16 (1.21%) HPUX
12 16 (1.21%) Solaris
13 15 (1.14%) OS/400
13 15 (1.14%) SUSE
13 15 (1.14%) Unix
13 15 (1.14%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 465 (35.28%) Agile Software Development
2 425 (32.25%) MVC
3 279 (21.17%) TDD
4 162 (12.29%) Business Intelligence
5 141 (10.70%) OO
6 118 (8.95%) Web Application Development
7 110 (8.35%) Software Engineering
8 107 (8.12%) Continuous Integration
9 97 (7.36%) Scrum
10 89 (6.75%) ITIL
11 87 (6.60%) Mentoring
12 86 (6.53%) ETL
13 81 (6.15%) OOP
14 76 (5.77%) E-Commerce
14 76 (5.77%) Performance Tuning
15 75 (5.69%) Dependency Injection
16 69 (5.24%) Unit Testing
17 64 (4.86%) BDD
17 64 (4.86%) Project Management
18 63 (4.78%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 667 (50.61%) SQL
2 660 (50.08%) C#
3 310 (23.52%) JavaScript
4 271 (20.56%) T-SQL
5 139 (10.55%) Java
6 115 (8.73%) VB.NET
7 56 (4.25%) C++
8 49 (3.72%) PowerShell
9 40 (3.03%) VBA
10 31 (2.35%) Ruby
11 28 (2.12%) VB
12 25 (1.90%) PHP
13 18 (1.37%) TypeScript
14 17 (1.29%) VBScript
15 15 (1.14%) C
16 10 (0.76%) Objective-C
17 9 (0.68%) VB6
17 9 (0.68%) X++
18 8 (0.61%) ANSI SQL
18 8 (0.61%) Python
Qualifications
1 111 (8.42%) Degree
2 66 (5.01%) Microsoft Certification
3 30 (2.28%) CCNA
3 30 (2.28%) Cisco Certification
4 29 (2.20%) ISEB
5 22 (1.67%) MCSE
6 21 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
7 20 (1.52%) CCNP
8 19 (1.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 14 (1.06%) MCITP
9 14 (1.06%) MCTS
10 13 (0.99%) Security Cleared
11 12 (0.91%) NCDA
12 11 (0.83%) ISTQB
12 11 (0.83%) MCP
13 10 (0.76%) MCDBA
13 10 (0.76%) MCSA
14 7 (0.53%) A+ Certification
14 7 (0.53%) CISSP
14 7 (0.53%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (3.57%) QA
2 15 (1.14%) SLA
3 8 (0.61%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.53%) HL7
5 5 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.23%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.15%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.15%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.15%) WCAG
8 1 (0.076%) WAI
System Software
1 91 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 78 (5.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (2.35%) Hyper-V
4 22 (1.67%) vSphere
5 15 (1.14%) KVM
6 11 (0.83%) XenApp
7 10 (0.76%) Terminal Server
7 10 (0.76%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.30%) SRDF
9 3 (0.23%) Firmware
10 2 (0.15%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.076%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.076%) Cronacle
11 1 (0.076%) NDS
11 1 (0.076%) Novell eDirectory
11 1 (0.076%) pfSense
11 1 (0.076%) Shibboleth
11 1 (0.076%) UAG
11 1 (0.076%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 23 (1.75%) SCCM
2 18 (1.37%) LiteSpeed
3 15 (1.14%) Tivoli
4 13 (0.99%) Norton AntiVirus
5 12 (0.91%) Backup Exec
6 11 (0.83%) McAfee ePO
6 11 (0.83%) Perfmon
6 11 (0.83%) SCOM
7 10 (0.76%) HP SIM
7 10 (0.76%) WSUS
8 9 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
9 8 (0.61%) SCOrch
10 6 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (0.46%) Puppet
11 5 (0.38%) CA Single Sign-On
11 5 (0.38%) Wonderware InTouch
12 4 (0.30%) Ansible
12 4 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 4 (0.30%) XenMobile
13 3 (0.23%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 465 (35.28%) Microsoft
2 98 (7.44%) VMware
3 81 (6.15%) Oracle
4 44 (3.34%) Google
5 42 (3.19%) IBM
6 41 (3.11%) Cisco
6 41 (3.11%) Citrix
7 34 (2.58%) NetApp
8 30 (2.28%) Symantec
9 29 (2.20%) HP
10 28 (2.12%) Juniper
11 25 (1.90%) Facebook
12 22 (1.67%) Red Hat
13 21 (1.59%) EMC
14 17 (1.29%) Cognos
15 16 (1.21%) Brocade
15 16 (1.21%) CheckPoint
15 16 (1.21%) SAP
15 16 (1.21%) Tableau
16 15 (1.14%) EPiServer
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